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Columbus Grove, Ohio
Village
Buildings in downtown Columbus Grove
Buildings in downtown Columbus Grove
Nickname(s): 
Grove
Location of Columbus Grove, Ohio
Location of Columbus Grove, Ohio
Location of Columbus Grove in Putnam County
Location of Columbus Grove in Putnam County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Putnam
Area
 • Total 1.08 sq mi (2.80 km2)
 • Land 1.08 sq mi (2.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
774 ft (236 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,137
 • Estimate 
(2012)
2,094
 • Density 1,978.7/sq mi (764.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45830
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-18014
GNIS feature ID 1056830
Website http://www.columbusgrove.org/

Columbus Grove is a village in Putnam County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,137 at the 2010 census.

Etymology and history

Columbus Grove was founded in 1842. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Columbus, Ohio caused the name to be selected. A post office called Columbus Grove has been in operation since 1862. The village was incorporated in 1864.

Geography

Columbus Grove is located at 40°55′10″N 84°3′36″W / 40.91944°N 84.06000°W / 40.91944; -84.06000 (40.919437, -84.059999).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 118
1870 578
1880 1,392 140.8%
1890 1,677 20.5%
1900 1,935 15.4%
1910 1,802 −6.9%
1920 1,768 −1.9%
1930 1,633 −7.6%
1940 1,737 6.4%
1950 1,936 11.5%
1960 2,104 8.7%
1970 2,290 8.8%
1980 2,313 1.0%
1990 2,231 −3.5%
2000 2,200 −1.4%
2010 2,137 −2.9%
Est. 2015 2,063 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,137 people, 858 households, and 594 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,978.7 inhabitants per square mile (764.0/km2). There were 916 housing units at an average density of 848.1 per square mile (327.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.2% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 858 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 37.1 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census, there were 2,200 people, 880 households and 616 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,144.9 per square mile (824.7/km²). There were 927 housing units at an average density of 903.8 per square mile (347.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.50% White, 0.50% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 1.36% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.73% of the population.

There were 880 households of which 343.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or younger. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

27.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median household income was $42,409 and the median family income was $48,750. Males had a median income of $37,434 compared with $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,316. About 4.6% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

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